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list

A UK term of art for:
(1) The register of patients for whom a GP (or the GP practice) is responsible for managing, which ideally is no more than 1700 per GP but in fact may be higher.
(2) The group of patients that are booked to see a particular consultant during an operating theatre list or clinic.

list

(list)
A series of words collected or organized on a specific principle.
[It. lista, fr. Germanic]
References in classic literature ?
Monsieur le Chevalier de Valois occupied a vantage-ground: he had never asked for the hand of Mademoiselle Cormon; whereas du Bousquier, who entered the lists soon after his rejection by the most distinguished family in the place, had been refused.
That sense of belonging brought the review section to me, and to the cadre for whom I nurtured dizzy ambitions--Lizzie Borden, Bruce Boice, Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Francis Nuamann, and Donald Kuspit among them, though the latter entered the lists fully formed.
Nineteen seventy-four was only a few years after Jacques Derrida published writings that launched "deconstructionism," and a new critical theory entered the lists with gusto.